Learning guide

How do you like to learn?

ISTE 2018 features sessions in several formats to accommodate a variety of learning styles.

Listen and Learn



Moderator and 2-3 panelists

Research paper

Presentation, roundtable discussion or poster demonstration


Micropresentation on a specific solution, tool or content provider solution

Participate and Share
Interactive lecture

Some activities for audience participation


Demonstration style with 1:1 or group interaction

Explore and Create
Bring your own devce (BYOD)

Hands-on activities


Extended BYOD session

Learning academy

Premium content; immersive, skill-based training


Experiential environments


Premium content; in-depth exploration

Engage and Connect
Hosted activity

Dynamic content from conference sponsors


Formal, public or private gathering with a structured agenda

Social event

Get together of like-minded participants

Earning credit

Put your conference hours to work!

Graduate credit

Dominican University of California

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Dominican University of California offers a full professional development program for credentialed educators. At ISTE 2018, this school will offer up to two credits for attending the conference and implementing the ideas you discover. View the syllabus and registration information or stop by their kiosk at the conference to meet with a university representative.

Questions? Contact Lisa Johnson-Bowers at 330-289-9159.

Professional development hours

ISTE affiliate ICE, is an approved content provider of professional development hours for Illinois educators to use towards renewing their teaching license. During the conference, links will be available for teachers in Illinois to submit their hours through ICE.

If you don't live in Illinois, you may still be eligible to receive credit. Prior to the conference, contact your local school district or state Department of Education to find out how to secure PDHs.